Occasionally a book comes out that catches my eye, so I get a hold of the author and share some insights on the book and look beyond the printed word into the the writer's process and subject matter. Hopefully hearing the writers talk about their work will inspire you to pick up the work.

My special guest this morning was self-proclaimed donation defender  Sharon Lipinski,  founder of Change Gangs: Virtual Giving Circles- an organization that provides resources for people who like to make charitable donations. Sharon talked about how we know if our donated money is reaching the people we want to help. She also detailed 5 mistakes when donating and the warning signs to spot a fake charity or a shady organization.

Listen to the entire interview with Sharon-